Kids Fishing Basics

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I have noticed an old trend re-emerging in the fishing scene, we have an increase in parents finding that little bit more “free time” to spend with the kids (Tacklerats in the making)  and so they are taking the kids fishing! This is an awesome result as you are getting the kids outside away from […]

Finding Fish in Hard Times – Tyler Browne

Sometimes finding fish can become tough, but these are the times that can make the next fish that you catch feel like you have accomplished something in that fishing session. The key to finding fish in these tough times is to keep casting, due to that the more your bait or lure is in the […]

Bream Fishing Report by Tyler Browne December 2017

Fishing with Lures and Targeting Bream around Pylons I have been fishing on the Shorncliffe Pier and there has been some great Bream being caught, fishing around the pylons and the pontoon on the outgoing tide. The Bream have been feeding on the barnacles that have built up over time and the little bait fish […]

Jetty Fishing Basics

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Why are people drawn to Jetty Fishing or Pier Fishing? Most structures like a Jetty or Pier can be fished when the winds are up, the clouds have moved in or when you have no other option than to be land based. Jetties and Piers are like an Artificial Reef for the hundreds of different […]

Tackle Land Fishing Report – 28 May 2016

Tackle This – Scale Report! Another week of half decent weather has just gone and by the looks of thing it should be looking okay from tomorrow until the end of the week! Snapper: Redcliffe Peninsula is still producing good quality Snapper and with the number of Pike around the structure and reefs, fresh bait […]

Fishing for Dummies – Soft Plastics

By Cameron Hope I started fishing about 5 years ago and I’ve always been a bait fisherman, possibly because I’m extremely lazy. Chuck some squid out on a hook, sit back, relax and hope some unlucky fish swims past and eats what you are offering. It works, which is why a lot of people do […]

Land Based Shark Tagging Basics by Aaron Davison

Introduction Shark fishing has long been a recreational activity along the Queensland Coast. From the fifties when Bob Dyer was catching record Tigers off Cape Moreton, to the current crop of pier/land-based enthusiasts, all manner of species and weights have been achieved. Thankfully, catch and release fishing has caught on in the past couple of […]

Tackle Land Fishing Report – 18 September 2015

Squid. Still a few good size squid around the traps.  Smaller numbers are being caught between Redcliffe and Woody point. Reports of larger sized Tiger Squid being boated toward the Brisbane river mouth. With the winds picking up a little and water temperature rising, it’s going to be a little harder to find squid in […]

Tackle Land Fishing Report – 4 September 2015

Squid Fishing Report: Squid are still available along the Moreton Bay coast Line in good numbers. As this season continues the size of the squid will increase with some Tiger Squid pushing the 1kg mark. Redcliffe Jetty, Woody Point, Shorncliffe Rock Wall (Near new Jetty) and Manly Harbor would be a few places to search […]

Impoundment Barramundi Techniques by John Hazelwood

Impoundment Barramundi

General Information The iconic Barramundi (Lates calcarifer) has been stocked in freshwater impoundments in Queensland for many years now, beginning in 1985 I believe, at Lake Tinaroo near Atherton from where a fish weighing 45kg has been recorded. In recent times other impoundments like Lake Awoonga and Lake Monduran have produced incredible numbers of huge […]